NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Thursday were asking the public to help find a suspect who grabbed a 17-year-old girl’s buttocks in a Brooklyn subway station.
Around 12:10 a.m. this past Sunday, the girl was walking into the Eighth Avenue N Train station, at 62nd Street and Eighth Avenue in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, when the man grabbed her buttocks before fleeing into the station.
The suspect was described as a light-skinned male Hispanic about 30 years old, standing about 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing about 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing a blue denim vest with a green hood and green sneakers.
Police have released surveillance photos of the suspect.
Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers website, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.
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